J.League to observe moment of silence this weekend

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 - 01:26 JST
J.League to observe moment of silence this weekend

All matches played this weekend will observe a moment of silence to commemorate the victims of the Chapecoense air disaster, the J.League announced on Friday.

The crash in Colombia on Monday night claimed the lives of several former J.League members, including 2013 J2 League top scorer Kempes and 2009 Vissel Kobe manager Caio Junior.

The moment of silence will be observed at the following matches (all times JST):

December 3 (Saturday)

MEIJI YASUDA 2016 J.League Championship Final Second Leg
Urawa Reds vs. Kashima Antlers (19:30, Saitama Stadium 2002)

December 4 (Sunday)

2016 J2-J3 Promotion-Relegation Playoff Second Leg
Zweigen Kanazawa vs. Tochigi SC (12:30, Toyama Athletic Stadium)

2016 J1 Promotion Playoff Final
Cerezo Osaka vs. Fagiano Okayama (15:35, Kincho Stadium)